The average salary for a Staff Nurse with Medicine / Surgery skills in Ireland is €34,925.
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Job Description for Staff Nurse
Staff nurses generally work in hospitals and long-term care facilities. These nurses may carry out assessments of patients and administer care and medications as needed, and must also keep notes regarding patients' care and development. They may also create discharge plans for individual patients. Staff nurses are often in charge of managing groups of nursing attendants and may schedule their shifts and delegate tasks. Strong communication skills are important in order to work well with nursin…Read more
Staff Nurse Tasks
- Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records.
- Advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management.
- Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients.
The top respondents for the job title Staff Nurse are from the companies Health Service Executive, Galway Clinic and Galway Clinic. Reported salaries are highest at Galway Clinic where the average pay is €39,305. Health Service Executive pays the lowest at around €34,670.
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Popular Skills for Staff Nurse
Emergency Room (ER)
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Skills in Geriatrics, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Oncology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency Room (ER) and Acute Care.
Pay by Experience Level for Staff Nurse
An entry-level Staff Nurse with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €29,442 based on 5 salaries. An early career Staff Nurse with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €30,719 based on 110 salaries. A mid-career Staff Nurse with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €35,637 based on 77 salaries. An experienced Staff Nurse with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €41,269 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €44,305.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Staff Nurse in their job title in Galway, Galway earn an average of 12.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Wexford, Wexford (6.8% more) and Cork, Cork (4.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Clonmel, Tipperary (6.9% less), Dublin, Dublin (5.5% less) and Letterkenny, Donegal (4.1% less).
Years of Experience
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